The soldiers who serve in our United States Military are the bravest, most giving, honorable, strong, and best men and women I know. Not that we need any other reason to honor those who've sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom, but Congress has given us one anyway. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill created the… Continue reading 05.27.19 Memorial Day Tribute to the fallen Heroes of the 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry of the Mississippi National Guard
December 31, 2017 - Roy and I just completed our fifth year of living on the road and at home in Amite, Louisiana. As in past years, we saw many of the beautiful sights God blessed America and us with. We traveled 5,172 miles through many of the central and western states, traveled Route 66… Continue reading 12.31.17 Reflections on God’s Blessings in 2017
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - While reviewing the original blog below, I did more research into this and found an article titled: "Grandmother with dementia reacts with sheer joy as her granddaughter places a child's doll in her arms in a touching video that will move you to tears." I love having clear thinking days… Continue reading 12.26.17 – Dora and the Explorers – STILAD – Baby dolls for Dementia patients are therapeutic, published 02.10.17
https://www.facebook.com/fox11la/videos/448835081907263/ WORTHY OF OUR WORSHIP “When they saw the star, they were filled with joy! They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” —Matthew… Continue reading 12.24.17 Wacky Wonderful Christmas Eve! Happy Birthday Jesus!
Friday, December 22, 2017 - If you grew up in Louisiana like I did, then you’ve most likely picked up a few habits that you won’t find in any other state. Here are 11 undeniable habits that no Louisianian can ever unlearn. But to be honest, would we really want to unlearn them? 1. Holding… Continue reading 12.22.17 – 11 Undeniable Habits That No Louisianian Can Ever Unlearn
https://www.facebook.com/celia.turner.10/videos/10152105757856214 SANTA'S PRAYER My dear precious Jesus, I did not mean to take your place, I only bring toys and things and you bring love and grace. People give me lists of wishes and hope that they came true; But you hear prayers of the heart and promise your will to do. Children try to… Continue reading 12.20.17 Dora and the Explorers – Wild Wacky Wednesday
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - This was posted on Facebook's group Memory People on December 4, 2017 written by Rick Phelps who has had Early Onset Alzheimer's for five years since he was 57 years old. His viewpoint as the patient makes everything he writes very special to me. My personal update is at the… Continue reading 12.19.17 Dora and the Explorers – STILAD Memory People – Christmas
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - I've found a wonderful Facebook group called Memory People. It is a group for those with dementia and those who are caretakers of those with dementia. I will be writing about that group next and a very important conversation thread I recently read there. It kinda goes with what is… Continue reading 12.14.17 Dora and the Explorers – STILAD – Eight things someone with Dementia wishes you would not say to them, published 02.01.17
Friday, December 15, 2017 - I previously shared about a wonderful Closed (you have to be a member to comment or see the discussions) Facebook group called Memory People. One of their Facebook pages is open to be read and shared. And I will be sharing! Most dementia groups are all about the caregivers. Since… Continue reading 12.15.17 Dora and the Explorers – STILAD – Memory People
Thursday, December 14. 2017 - Our sweet son Chip and his wife Misty gave Roy and I the most amazing and perfect wedding anniversary present. It now has its place of honor in our front flower garden! I know, all you grandparents are jealous of us with our sign that Grandkids Spoiled Here - Grannie… Continue reading 12.14.17 Grannie and Paw Paw flag, Roy’s eye surgery, Trinity Children’s Choir, Paddle boat, almost snowless and Christmas rocks!